Bug 1192474 (CVE-2014-6412) - CVE-2014-6412 wordpress: lack of CSPRNG might lead to information disclosure
Summary: CVE-2014-6412 wordpress: lack of CSPRNG might lead to information disclosure
Alias: CVE-2014-6412
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1192475 1192476
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2015-02-13 13:28 UTC by Vasyl Kaigorodov
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:28 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:38:49 UTC

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Description Vasyl Kaigorodov 2015-02-13 13:28:21 UTC
It was reported [1] that all versions of WordPress are using weak random number generation algorithm, which makes it possible to predict the password reset token for admin user.
Non-upstream patch is available here:

[1]: http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2015/Feb/42

Comment 1 Vasyl Kaigorodov 2015-02-13 13:28:52 UTC
Created wordpress tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1192475]
Affects: epel-all [bug 1192476]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2019-06-08 02:38:49 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.

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